Myrna Joyce Mobley Van Meter
Myrna Joyce Mobley Van Meter, 86, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at Holzer Medical Center in Gallipolis, Ohio.
Born August 18, 1936 at home in Panora, Iowa to the late Ben and Helen Mobley. Myrna graduated from Callender High School in 1954 enlisting in the United States Navy in August 1954 stationed at NTC, Great Lakes, Illinois. After years away from Iowa Myrna moved to Farnhamville Iowa in 1972 where she resided until 2006.
Myrna worked at the Farnhamville Implement until 1977 and then retired from the Celotex Corp. in Fort Dodge Iowa in 1999 after 22 years.
Myrna was the City Clerk of Farnhamville, which she loved, from 1977-2006 retiring fully after 29 years and moved to Ohio to reside with her daughter Kathy until the time of her passing.
She was a member of the American Legion both in Iowa and Ohio as well as the Legion Auxiliary, Red Hats, Waves National and Swinging Seniors Dance Group in Ohio.
She loved and enjoyed visiting family, dancing, bowling, crossword puzzles, reading and traveling but her favorite activity was shopping for purses, hats and shoes. She remembered everyone’s birthday with a card and a sticker on the envelope.
Myrna is survived by her children, Vance Edward (Christy) Van Meter and Kathy Sue Van Meter; grandchildren, Amanda (Christopher) Burch and John Jaime Aguirre; great grandson, Ari Christopher Burch; brothers, Jerry (Carol) Mobley and Ron (Kathie) Mobley; sister, Myra (Dave) Hanson. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Memorial Services will be Friday, April 28, 2023 at 6 pm with visitation beginning at 4 pm until 6 pm. at Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home, Pomeroy, OH.
Funeral Services will be held at Palmer Swank Funeral Home, Gowrie, Iowa with service time pending. Burial to follow at West Cemetery in Panora, Iowa.